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Crossing the River Jordan (c. 1915-1920)

Photo Friday: Cross the Jordan

Stand for Israel  |  December 10, 2021
In this photo from the earliest days of the British-mandate era in the Holy Land, riders on horseback cross the River Jordan.
Ambulance carries woman stabbed in terror attack, December 8, 2021

Jewish Mother Stabbed in East Jerusalem Terror Attack

Stand for Israel  |  December 8, 2021
Terror again reared its head in the Holy Land when a mother of five was stabbed by a young terrorist - simply for being Jewish.
Golda Meir aboard an Israeli submarine, 1959

Golda Meir - Part of Our Way of Life

Stand for Israel  |  December 8, 2021
Born in Kyiv, and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she taught, Golda Meir made aliyah to Israel, where she served as the nation's fourth (and first female) prime minister.
Israeli children hold Hanukkah party, 1949

Photo Friday: The Praise of Children

Stand for Israel  |  December 3, 2021
A classroom of Jewish children hold a Hanukkah party in the early state of Israel.
Menorah toppled in Hanukkah anti-Semitism in Ukraine

Menorahs in Ukraine Toppled in Hanukkah Anti-Semitism

Stand for Israel  |  December 2, 2021
As Jews in Ukraine celebrate Hanukkah, they also face ongoing anti-Semitism, with at least three incidents already reported.
Palestinians attack Israelis, burn car, December 1, 2021

Israelis Attacked, Car Torched

Stand for Israel  |  December 2, 2021
Two Israeli citizens who become lost in Palestinian Authority territory were attacked by Palestinians, barely escaping with their lives.
A Hanukkah menorah defies the Nazis during the Holocaust

Hanukkah During the Holocaust

Stand for Israel  |  December 1, 2021
During the darkest days of the Holocaust, the Jewish people kept their faith, celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.
IDF soldiers celebrate Hanukkah, story of Maccabees victory

Hanukkah Heroes and Modern Maccabees

Stand for Israel  |  November 30, 2021
From the Maccabees who saved God's children in Bible times to today's IDF who watch over His Holy Land, Hanukkah has long been a special time.
Ethiopian Jews making aliyah to Israel on Fellowship Freedom Flight

Israel Approves Aliyah for Ethiopian Jews

Stand for Israel  |  November 29, 2021
With the Jewish community of Ethiopia threatened by an escalating civil war, Israel has approved the evacuation of thousands of God’s children.
Scene of Hamas terror shooting in Jerusalem, November 21, 2021

Hamas Terrorist Kills 1, Wounds 4 in Jerusalem Shooting Attack

Stand for Israel  |  November 22, 2021
A Hamas gunmen opened fire in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday, killing one and wounding four more before police stopped the attack.
Girl works harvest in Holy Land in 1947

Photo Friday: The Land Yields Its Harvest

Stand for Israel  |  November 19, 2021
In this photo taken in 1947, a year before Israel won her independence, a Jewish girl already in the Holy Land works its harvest.
British POWS awarded for saving Sarah, who they reunite with in 1972

Saving Sarah

Stand for Israel  |  November 18, 2021
This is the story of how a group of British POWs, themselves in danger of being killed by the Nazis, saved the life of a girl, the last survivor of her family.

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